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Batik Factory

Jalan Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #42 of 74 activities in Gianyar
Type: Factory Tours
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Binangonan, Philippines
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was awed to see the process of making batik. Really admirable how they do the intricate design b hands. There's a shop where you can buy a lot of their produce (bags, dresses, blankets and more) but I spent most of my time watching and taking photos of how batik is made. Some of my shots can be viewed... More

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Centreville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This was the place my guide took me to shop for batik. I was disappointed to find so many other tours that stopped by this place. RIght away I knew they give commissions to all the guides that bring in tourists to this place. Large selection of products available but prices are high and non negotiable. Sales clerk are not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

If you're not the batik kind of person, then this place is not for you. Neither am I as I'm from Malaysia and can get better batik from Terengganu any day at all with much better designs and on silk. We wear them to work. Actually the designs on the modern Bali batiks are deliberately flippant in order to cater... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Outside the Sari Amerta Batik Collection you can see how batik fabrics are made by local artisans. Watching how batik is produced is very interesting and it gives you a real appreciation for the talent it requires and the many hours involved. After seeing how batik is made make your way in their large store and buy some batik for... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

While it was very interesting to see how they made the Sarongs traditionally & how talented the ladies were at painting the fabric, nothing really appealed to me inside.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Great to learn about the manufacture of clothing, scarfs etc. Watch the local women in working environment.

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Florence, Italy
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

They try to sell anything.... Interesting for a first time view but again very turistic place. The people at first are nice and polite but then try to sell anything they can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Great to watch the locals at their craft. Such a lot of work goes into these Batik products you cant go home empty handed. Well worth a look at and to purchase some of the handicraft work.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

if you want purchase anything you can pick it up here

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

While it is interesting to watch the ladies work, the overall feeling of the location screams tourist trap.

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